Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:16
Scientists have developed a novel antiviral drug that may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and also prevent them from spreading the virus to others.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 05:04
The global annual measles mortality reached historic low with vaccination expanding steadily, WHO said in a statement Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 19:11
Brazil will produce measles vaccine for export to African, Asian and Latin American nations, the country`s top health official said here.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 14:16
Cambodia has introduced a new vaccine in its national immunisation campaign Monday which aims to protect children against two viruses -- measles and rubella -- in a single dose.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 09:31
Nigeria is set to immunise an estimated 35 million children against measles this month, an official said here Thursday.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 18:45
Health authorities in the US state of Texas have issued a measles alert due to a sharp increase in the number of cases this year.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 14:07
Health officials in Ganjam district of Odisha have launched a drive to administer vitamin-A dose to children in measles-hit Dasiamaripalli and villages within its five-km radius.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 23:35
Two more people died of measles Saturday in Pakistan`s Punjab province, raising the number of deaths in the region to 146, officials said.